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Inter-temporal price discrimination when imports are restricted by quotas

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  • Abraham Hollander
  • Charbel Macdissi

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A dominant firm holding import quota engages in inter-temporal price discrimination when facing a competitive fringe engaged in seasonal production. This causes a welfare loss that comes in addition to the loss attributable to limitation of imports below the free trade level.

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  • Abraham Hollander & Charbel Macdissi, 2004. "Inter-temporal price discrimination when imports are restricted by quotas," Brussels Economic Review, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles, vol. 47(2), pages 205-214.
  • Handle: RePEc:bxr:bxrceb:y:2004:v:47:i:2:p:205-214
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    Keywords

    quota; monopoly; inter-temporal discrimination;

    JEL classification:

    • F12 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies; Fragmentation
    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations

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